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This exceptional detached spacious country house is set on high ground with a wonderful large decked terrace and first floor balcony enjoying far reaching woodland outlooks and views.
The entrance to the house is via a partly vaulted reception hall with polished wood floors which continues through much of the ground floor. Double doors open to the cinema room which has an excellent range of book shelves, a double aspect outlook and French doors to outside. The stunning main reception room is open plan with very spacious sitting and family areas and also opening to the kitchen/dining room. There is an attractive fireplace with a wood burner, outlooks on three sides with wide sliding glazed doors to the terrace and on either side two pairs of French doors for further access to the terrace.
The outstanding bespoke Woodworks kitchen/dining room is exceptionally well fitted with a range of hand crafted base and wall units, central island with breakfast bar, Corian work surfaces and a range of integrated appliances, a wood burner, titled flooring and French doors to the terrace.
On the first floor the principal bedroom suite has a well fitted shower room, a range of wardrobe cupboards and double doors to the balcony. Bedroom two has a well fitted en suite bathroom and a door to a balcony. The excellent family bathroom serves the two further bedrooms, both with double doors to a large balcony with views.
The delightful detached annexe, which is beautifully appointed is set away on the south side of the house and includes, a sitting room with an open fireplace and fitted kitchen area, two bedrooms and a bathroom, there is electric central heating.
The property stands in an elevated and peaceful sitting on the edge of the village of Hadlow Down and within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Hadlow Down provides a primary school, a public house and church. The larger village of Buxted has a local shop, a public house and a railway station for service to London. The towns of Heathfield and Uckfield are both some 5 miles away, and provide a good range of shopping and recreational facilities, together with both primary and secondary schools. The regional centres in the area, Tunbridge Wells, Crowborough and Lewes, all offer a wide range of shopping facilities and amenities.
The property is within walking distance of Wilderness Wood cafe, playground and working woodland. The primary school at the top of the road is ranked outstanding. It is a country ramble from Blackboys Inn, Harvey's signature pub and an award winning restaurant. The bus pickup for UCTC secondary is at the top of the lane. Other buses that come to this area include Cumnor House, Brambletye, Battle Abbey, Mayfield, Holmwood House, Rosehill, Lewes Old Grammar, Skippers Hill and Brighton College. Hadlow Down has a thriving community with annual events and festivals.
The house is approached from Wilderness Lane via a set of large timber automated gates leading to a substantial triple bay garage block with workshop and a studio room above. The gardens and grounds provide a most attractive setting for the house and includes a superb wide decked terrace around the rear of the house. There is lawn to the side and rear of the house with a delightful tree house, productive orchard with a variety of fruit trees, specimen plants and shrubs to the side, raised planters for soft fruits and vegetables and a greenhouse. In all about 2 ½ acres.
Hadlow Down village 1 mile, Buxted Railway Station 3 miles (For direct service to London Bridge and Victoria about 70 minutes), Heathfield and Uckfield 5 miles, Crowborough 6 miles, Tunbridge Wells 13 miles, Lewes 14 miles, Gatwick Airport 25 miles, London 53 miles.
Large Open Plan Sitting Room and Family Room
Principal Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room and Balcony
Guest Suite with Bathroom
Two further Bedrooms
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